Contact tracing—with its deceptively simple mantra of “test-trace-isolate”—varies wildly from country to country in strategy and success.
How will people respond to COVID-19 measures?
Iran’s health workers are exhausted battling the country's third COVID-19 wave, and public health experts are blasting the authorities for ignoring calls for help. Officially, 20,000+ nurses have been infected, and 300+ medical workers have died from Covid…
Vaccines are on the way, but distribution presents herculean ethical and logistical challenges.
Less disruptive and costly COVID-19 restrictions can work as well as more intrusive steps like lockdowns to slow the spread of SARS-CoV2, according to a new study ranking the effectiveness of government interventions around the world. The researchers from the Medical…
With this pandemic, people are facing something they’ve never seen before, and that’s messing with how we process information and assess risk.
Europe is on the precipice of a perilous winter as the continent notched a record +1.3 million new cases in the past week and countries scrambled to enact new restrictions,
Migrants and refugees are suffering disproportionately from the COVID-19 pandemic despite playing an outsized role propping up economies and essential services.
By the time COVID-19 arrived, Kashmir was already well-versed in lockdowns, following strict measures India imposed on the region in August 2019. And Kashmir volunteer relief groups know how to cut through military lockdowns and regulatory hurdles to deliver aid. Now,…
Iztapalapa, Mexico City's most crowded district, is home to the largest produce market in the Western Hemisphere—and now an epicenter of one of the world’s worst COVID-19 outbreaks.